Landscapes for Small Spaces (Katsuhiko Mizuno)
A stunning book with a beautiful collection of 100 colour photographs of the very best tsuboniwa courtyard gardens in Japan, book full of inspirational ideas , 11pages give Mizunos instructions for creating a tsuboniwa based on his personal experience, his account of concepts, design, choice of plants an practical procedures viewing a broad spectrum of courtyard gardens.
Contains only 11 pages of practical advice, but a book full of fabulous inspirational photographs.
Hard cover 119 pages,100 colour photographs.
Ref: JGS-B006 Price: £ 22.00 Kg= 1.4
Creating your own Japanese
Garden (Takashi Sawano)
The first practical guide to creating an authentic Japanese garden in a Western setting. Written by a Japanese landscape architect who lives and works overseas, the book shows in detail how to design and construct Japanese gardens in a variety of environments from your home to your office, using materials widely available in the West. With its sensible advice for avoiding common pitfalls, this is the complete A-Z manual for novices. Also features a guide to plants and lists the Japanese public gardens abroad.
128 pages, over 100 colour photographs. 215X265 mm. (8.5" X 1O.2")
Japanese Gardening In
Small Spaces (Iaso Yoshikawa)
An excellent publication giving step by step illustrations, for water basin set ups, stone arrangements, paving and stepping stones, various types of fence construction, garden design, setting stone lanterns, trees and shrubs, stones and gravel and lots more. A fascinating practical reference book for all Japanese garden enthusiasts, "a must have" book.
A Japanese Touch For
Your Garden (K.Seike M. Kudo, D.H.Engle)
With this book you can bring a touch of oriental magic into your own garden, all the basic components of a Japanese garden and their functions explained. Lots of colour photographs and detailed step-by-step instructions: stepping stones, paving stones, stone lanterns, signs and statues, waterfalls and ponds, bamboo fences, gates and walls help you create an intimate, tranquil Japanese oasis suited to your personal taste in or outside your home. Includes layout plans and notes on plant care.
Paperback 80 pages 220x297mm 121 colour and 140 B and W photographs and illustrations.
Creating Japanese Gardens
This book starts by defining the essence of Japanese garden design, with analysis of the main styles, and the various effects that Japanese gardeners have striven over the ages to achieve. Space and illusion. The need for aesthetic and spiritual unity. Composition and balance, the "borrowing of scenery", the use of symbolism. Glorious colour photographs and illustrations. This book will provide inspiration for amateur and professional designers and gardeners.
Paperback 176 pages.
A lovely book tastefully adorned with many colour photographs and superb drawings. In Japan where the art of landscaping and garden design has been taken to the limits of expression. Marc Keane presents to the reader the essential concepts and processes that have been employed through the centuries, with the knowledge necessary for the true appreciation of the graceful gardens of Japan.
Hardback 184 pages
The Gardens of Japan
One of the most beautifully illustrated and wide ranging publications ever presented in one volume. Over ninety pages of colour photographs with numerous maps, plans and sketches. Not only a lesson in Japanese gardening but also some of the best gardens Japan have to offer-American Horticulturist. They just don't get any better than this book, a masterpiece.
78 colour and 150 B/W photos, 30 plans and sketches hardcover. 257x364
A Thousand Mountains
a Million Hills Creating the Rock work of Japanese Gardens
(David. H. Engel)
David Engel 30 years experience in the subject introduces these rock gardens, explaining the philosophical background to their creation. The process of designing and building oriental rock gardens, as he leads the reader from the drain board right through to the finished garden, with practical tips on selection composition of rocks.
More than 150 colour photographs feature famous rock gardens in Japan and China as well as contemporary rock work in the U.S.A "Rock of a Book" - fabulous
143 pages, 150 colour photographs, hardback.
Teachings in the art of Japanese Gardens (David
A remarkable book, nominally a garden book, it is also a design manual, a study of Japanese aesthetics, an impeccable of historical scholarship. -"Choice."The Author takes you through Scenic affects, sensory affects, and cultural effects, rules for planting trees and setting rocks, with numerous garden descriptions for example how ancient masters practised their craft.
220 pages, paperback with B/W photographs and drawings. An Authoritative reference book.